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Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Dip ... um yes please! So flavorful. Easy party appetizer! | AmyintheKitchen.com

Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Dip


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Description

This Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Dip is so easy! One of the best hot dip appetizers you’ll ever eat!


Ingredients

  • 1 loaf of french bread, cut into thin slices
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 16 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1.5 cups Swiss cheese, shredded (divided)
  • 2 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil

Instructions

  1. Turn oven on broil. Place french bread rounds on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  2. Microwave the butter and garlic in a small bowl for 30-60 seconds. Let sit for a couple of minutes, stir and brush the top of each french bread round. Broil for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown on top. (Save remainder of garlic butter to use in dip)
  3. Remove from oven, set aside and turn oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 1 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  4. In a medium size bowl, combine the remaining garlic butter, cream cheese, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, 1 cup of Swiss cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and basil.
  5. Salt and pepper the shrimp and cook over medium high heat in a skillet coated in olive oil. 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from pan and cut into large chunks.
  6. Stir shrimp into the dip mixture.
  7. Pour the mixture into a 1 quart baking dish and sprinkle the remaining Swiss cheese on top.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly on top.
  9. Serve hot with the toasted french bread slices.